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Raman Analyzers
RAMANRXN1 Microprobe

RAMANRXN1 Microprobes uses advanced and innovative technologies to provide distinct advantages over other available instrumentation. 785-nm excitation is available as standard to minimize fluorescence and maximize sensitivity. This compact system includes our award-winning axial transmissive imaging spectrograph design featuring fast ƒ/1.8 optics and our HoloPlex™ transmission grating technology. The HoloPlex™ advantage provides wide spectral coverage and high spectral resolution simultaneously for improved qualitative and quantitative analysis. The entire Raman spectrum is collected simultaneously at high resolution by optically folding the scattered Raman photons onto a large-format multichannel CCD detector. Qualitative analysis is faster compared to traditional scanning instruments because all the wavelengths are measured simultaneously. This unique advantage also allows for more accurate quantitative analysis, which is especially important for chemically changing samples (e.g., polymerizations, curing) or species with widely separated analytical bands of interest.

Fiber optic coupling provides real experimental versatility and stability and allows for future system upgrade. The RAMANRXN1™ Microprobe is ideally suited for method-development work, routine troubleshooting, or materials characterization. Simply switch fiber optic cables to go between the microprobe and a remote sampling setup without instrument realignment. The optional calibration accessory provides an easy-to-use calibration and validation protocol and ensures optimal instrument performance. This protocol provides analytical robustness during method development and instrument documentation for regulatory purposes.

Features
  • Patented thermally stabilized optical microscope
  • Transmission illumination
  • Reflected light illumination
  • Real-time color CCD camera with PC-compatible image grabbing system
  • Real-time continuous viewing of laser spot in white light and Raman mode
  • Autofocus mode
  • Class 1 light shield

Software

  • HoloMap™ software package

Optional Features

  • Light shield
  • Polarization light upgrade
  • Motorized stage/mapping
  • Long working distance objectives

Advantages of Raman Spectroscopy...

Microprobe
  • Complementary spectroscopic information to FT-IR microscopy
  • High spatial resolution (1 micron) with true confocal design for depth discrimination (2 microns)
  • Simultaneous full spectral coverage provides survey information at all sample positions
  • Integrated real-time color video display and capture with direct viewing of the laser location
  • Microscope enclosure and mapping stage options
  • Autofocus mode for rough samples allows for maximum signal collection during long acquisitions and identification of surface profile effects



HoloGRAMS™/HoloMap™ Mapping Software
  • High-precision XYZ mapping stages
  • Interactive display and setup featuring direct viewing of both laser position and all mapping positions
  • Point, line, area, and volumetric data acquisition modes plus multiple imaging modes for extended operation
  • Interlinked 2D and 3D chemical image extraction modes
  • Optical and chemical image overlays

 

Chemical Imaging Software

  • Full spectral data recorded in a fraction of the time required for conventional point-map Raman microscopy using a combination of the HoloPlex™ advantage and multivariate data analysis software
  • Quantitative chemical distribution information available
  • Data extraction and manipulation tools available for chemical image enhancement
  • Surface topology information


Product Material
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Category
Format
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Raman Microprobe
Raman Technical Note
PDF
TN1351

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Sampling Stage Options for the Raman Microprobe
Raman Technical Note
PDF
TN1352

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Raman Microprobe
Product Flyer
PDF
PF0006

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Rapid Quality Screening of Fish Meat
Raman Application Note
PDF
AN502

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Improved Routine QA/QC Screening of Margarine Adulteration in Butter
Raman Application Note
PDF
AN504

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